property market

Regional house prices defy Brexit uncertainty to hit record highs, but London market remains stagnant

Regional house price growth is defying Brexit uncertainty, but property prices in London continue to drop, according to the latest Rightmove house price index.

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Reports of weak housing market exaggerated as average UK property snapped up in 56 days

Reports of a subdued property market may be exaggerated with properties in Britain selling on average in just 56 days or in just 27 days in some areas of Scotland, according to new research by Zoopla.

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UK house price growth remains subdued in April as first-time buyer mortgages approach pre-crisis levels

UK house price growth rose slightly last month but the market still remains subdued, new figures show.

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Brexit-weary London drags down UK house price growth

Annual house price growth in the first quarter of 2019 stood at just 0.4%, according to the latest house price index figures from Nationwide – way below the annual growth rate of 2.5% seen at the same point in 2018.

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Government accused of 'hiding behind Brexit' while mis-selling of leasehold properties continues

The HomeOwners Alliance has called on the government to tackle leasehold 'mis-selling' as research shows awareness of the issue has risen significantly.

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Derelict land could provide enough space for one million new homes - but a large number of sites are being overlooked

Brownfield land, which has previously been built on but is now derelict, could help solve the housing crisis and regenerate towns and cities. 

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Property values in London contract by 3.8% as Brexit uncertainty holds back house price growth

Brexit uncertainty has hit the traditional spring property bounce, knocking thousands off house prices across the UK, new analysis shows.

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The UK’s broken housing market

Michael Holmes, property expert and spokesperson for The National Homebuilding & Renovating Show (28-31 March, NEC, Birmingham), comments on why the UK housing market is broken – and what can be done about it.

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House prices drop by 2.9% in a month but resilient jobs and wages stop them falling further, says Halifax

House prices fell by 2.9% in January and grew by just 0.8% over the year, new figures from Halifax reveal.

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Britain’s property market "as glacial as the weather" as house price stagnation continues

Home valuations have continued eek out a morsel of growth as the market stagnation continues.

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